Author: Jan Scholten
665.27.10 Calotropis gigantea
English: madar bark.
Indian: Mudar; Mirdar; Yercum.
Content: cardiac glycosides.
Subjected to authority.
Self-depreciation from injustice.
Depressed, tired feeling.
Restlessness, nervousness; night.
Weather: < cold, frequent chills < bedtime, passing up spine, < movement of feet; at same time head and temples hot, cheeks burn like fire.
Sweat: scanty; alternating with chills.
Sleep: restless, feverish, tossing from side to side.
General: obesity, flesh decreases.
Energy: weak, tired.
Vertigo: dizzy, giddy, faint.
Head: dull, throbbing, occipital headache, < evening, < 11 pm; hot.
Face: hot, cheeks burning like fire; lips dry.
Mouth: sore; swelling of right palate, < moving jaws; breath foul; toothache.
Lungs: short breath, oppression; tuberculosis; catarrh.
Heart: pulse fast; primary anaemia of syphilis.
Stomach: ! warmth, heat; belching constant; purging; vomiting, yellow bile, < coffee, < dizzy.
Abdomen: spleen enlargement.
Rectum: acute dysentery.
Urinary: urination frequent; urine dark red, like home-brewed beer, strong smell, no deposit.
Back: frequent chills passing up spine.
Limbs: pain cramping, centre of right palm < grasping; pain wrist < moving it; pain, inside of right thigh just below groin, < moving; very sore, hard, < turning; thigh sore, swollen, < bending leg, < walking; pain foot, < rest, so severe as to bring pain into eyes, > coffee; foot pain, tarsal, instep, slightly red, swollen but not tender, < putting foot to ground, > slow motion, < taking weight off; intermitting cramp-like pain, must keep foot moving about in bed; violent pain, legs, swelling of knees and stiffness, cannot walk; elephantiasis, leprosy; muscles become harder and firmer.
Skin: thickening, ends of all the nails; lupus face; ringworm, small dry eruption, itching, < night; dandruff; syphilis; leprosy; livid and gangrenous tubercles; tubercular leprosy.